The engineering board in my region that influences and decides on the
qualifications for things like becoming a PE or PLS ruled that engineers who
work with boundaries and land data could receive their PLS certification without
the education requirements that are mandated for everyone else.
Jack Welch, iconic business leader and transformer said – ‘Strategy means making clear cut choices about how to compete’. In his book ‘Winning’, he explains that the key to success is picking a general direction and implementing the ‘HE- double hockey sticks out of it.
Geography has ascended to an increasingly important role in today’s organizations. Geography enables spatial thinking and establishes the framework that GPS and GIS tools use to mold location into patterns for business critical consumption.
Congress is looking to create an infrastructure bank to allow private investors to buy into infrastructure projects. Given the broke state of the treasury, and the 2 trillion dollars in infrastructure costs the ASCE projects will be required in five years, anything the government does that works is a good deal.
School only covered so much, I knew, but I had no idea things would be this
complicated! GIS, photo modeling, point clouds, business models, it makes my
brain feel like someone stuck a blender in my head.
There has been a wide range of comments and
opinions on the GPS interference issue related to the proposed LightSquared
wireless network. Comments from GPS users, wireless supporters, aviation
advocates, and even casinos have been flowing to the Federal Communication
Commission in recent months with their support of or opposition to the LightSquared
In the April 2017 issue of POB, find out how 3D tools played a role in the renovation of the Institute of Civil Engineers headquarters in London. Also, POB releases the results of its 2017 3D Surveying Trends Study.